CUES has elected three board members who will start their three-year terms after the Madison, Wis.-based association’s annual meeting at its CEO/Executive Team Network event Nov. 3-6 in San Diego.
Two of the newly elected directors are incumbents: Chair Teresa Freeborn, president/CEO of the $810 million, 67,000-member Xceed Financial Credit Union in El Segundo, Calif., and Vice Chairman/Chairman-Elect Robert Ramirez, CCE, CEO of the $1.2 billion, 120,000-member Vantage West Federal Credit Union in Tucson, Ariz.
Joining the board is Stephanie Sherrodd, CCE, president/CEO of the $2 billion, 173,000-member Texas Dow Employees Credit Union in Lake Jackson, Tex., who will replace Past Chairman and Director Carla Altepeter, CCE, president/CEO of the $1.2 billion, 98,000-member Numerica Credit Union in Spokane Valley, Wash. Altepeter has served the maximum number of terms allowed.
“We are honored to have Teresa and Bob continue to serve on the CUES Board, and extend a warm welcome to Stephanie,” said CUES President/CEO Chuck Fagan.
The three new board members were nominated in May by the governance committee of the CUES Board of Directors, and elected by acclamation, as no nominations by petition were received by the July 8 deadline.
Other CUES board members include Treasurer Gerrianne D. “Winky” Burks, CCE, former executive adviser and retired president/CEO, Northwest Federal Credit Union, Herndon, Va.; Secretary Caroline Willard, executive vice president/markets and strategy, CO-OP Financial Services, Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.; Immediate Past Chairman/Director Lary B. McCants, CCD, CCE, president/CEO, IBM Southeast Employees’ Federal Credit Union, Boca Raton, Fla.; Past Chairman and Director Dale F. Schumacher, president/CEO, Tampa Bay Federal Credit Union, Tampa, Fla.; Director Joseph F. Hearn, CCE, president/CEO, Dupaco Community Credit Union, Dubuque, Iowa; and Director Chris McDonald, president/CEO, Andrews Federal Credit Union, Suitland, Md.